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High School Sports

  • Volunteers deck Jackets in soccer

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers notched a sweep of county and Region IV-AA soccer rival Buford on Tuesday night at AJ’s Volunteer Stadium.
    The Volunteers, the defending region champions, topped the Jackets, 6-1.
    AJ, 4-1, was led by Jared Truesdale with four goals. Mason McKittrick tallied two goals for the Vols.
    Truesdale also had three assists, while Cam Vincent netted two. Luke Faulkenberry added an assist.
    Tyler Williams, in goal, notched 11 saves.
    The Vols had 17 shots on goal in the win.

  • Lady Vols looking to improve

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson third-year head coach Wesley Kidd said the Lady Volunteers are likely in for some growing pains, but they hope to improve as the season moves on this spring.
    The Lady Volunteers, who won the 2018 region crown and a Class AA Upper State district title, have only one senior and a handful of juniors on the team.
    The AJ squad also features six sophomores and a freshman.

  • Warriors rally, down Bruins

    Indian Land rallied from an early 3-0 deficit to post a 9-5 comeback win over Lancaster at Doomsday Corner on Wednesday night.
    LHS led 3-0 after three innings, but the Warriors went on the runs warpath to tally eight runs for an 8-3 edge.
    Indian Land stayed on top for the four-run win over the Bruins, who fell to 1-4 on the season.
    Kyle Raynor led the Warriors with two hits, including a double, two RBIs, scored a run and a stolen base.
    Winning hurler Tanner Chassereau keyed the Warriors with two hits, scored a run and drove in a run.

  • Lady Jackets defeat Lady Vols

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News
    Buford topped county and Region IV-AA rival Andrew Jackson 10-1 on Thursday night.
     Buford’s Yancey Dingler hurled all 7 innings for the Jackets, yielding three hits and a run. Dingler struck out eight and walked two.
    Kyndal Thomas led the Jackets with four hits, Kayley Stroud, and Hunter Allen each had three hits. Emily Taylor, Lexie Sullivan, Hannah Boone, Aspen King, and McKenzie West each had one hit.

  • Vols top Bruins in prep soccer

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers rallied from a 2-0 halftime deficit to notch a 3-2 comeback win over rival Lancaster High School last week.
    Jared Truesdale scored two goals and Avery Funderburk tallied on a penalty kick to help the Vols post the win.
    Tyler Williams was in the goal for the Vols.
    Chris Ervin and Jonathan Baker each had a goal for LHS. Johan Deras and Aydan Saldana each had an assist for the Bruins.
    In the junior varsity match, AJ took a 1-0 win over the Junior Bruins.
    Bryce Harbin had the AJ goal in the close win.

  • Lancers net home sweep of Indians

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers opened NJCAA Region X baseball play with a sweep of USC Salkehatchie to push the USCL mark to 15-2 with a school record 14-game win streak.
    The Lancers capped the four-game series with two dramatic wins Sunday.
    In the Sunday nightcap, USCL edged the USCS Indians, 8-7 as Johnny Watts smashed a walk-off solo home run to lift the Lancers to the one-run win.
    Ethan Martinez, who worked two innings in relief, was the winner. Griffin Jester hurled five frames before yielding to Martinez.

  • Vols drop tough loss to Bulldogs

    Ninth-ranked Camden High School edged Andrew Jackson, 2-1 in 10 innings at the CHS baseball field on Monday night.
    Camden snapped a 1-1 tie with a single run in the bottom of the 10th inning to take the narrow win over AJ, ranked third in the latest Class AA state poll by the S.C. Baseball Coaches Association.
    The Volunteers, 2-2 overall, dropped a 6-5 home loss to Camden last week at AJ.
    AJ was led by Landon Jordan with a hit and a RBI.
    Rylan DeBruhl had a hit and tallied the lone Volunteers  run in the road loss.

  • Lady Jackets looking for stellar season

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets made a strong run in the Class AA Upper State softball playoffs last spring and they look to do the same this season.
    BHS, led by sixth-year head coach Lael Allen, has her share of experienced players and key returnees from the 17-10 team of 2018 to make a strong postseason run.
    Buford has started well, sporting a 5-1 mark entering the week.
    Pitching plays a key role, and Buford will look to sophomore hurler Yancey Dingler to do well in the circle.

  • Warriors face challenge in repeating diamond success

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Warriors, coming off one of the most successful baseball seasons in school history with a 22-9 record, are not rebuilding or reloading this spring.
    The Warriors of fifth-year coach Joey Robinson, who were undefeated region champions and finished in the Class AAA final four last spring, will be redefining their own standards as they continue to add value to the Warriors baseball legacy.
    ILHS, despite losing eight seniors, return six everyday players from the Warriors’ 2018 banner season.

  • Moore to play volleyball at USC Salkehatchie

    INDIAN LAND – From Warrior to Indian, Indian Land High School volleyball ace Sarah Moore is liking and making the transition to college volleyball.
    Moore, the 2018 Lady Warriors volleyball co-captain and MVP, is headed to the University of South Carolina Salkehatchie to play for the Indians.
    Moore visited USCS in mid-January and the trip south was all it took.